Cherokee Families of Rusk County, Texas

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Selected Cherokee Families in the 1860 Federal Census for Rusk County Texas

Name Occupation Age Sex Place of Birth Value of Real property Value of Personal property Number of Slaves Remarks
Sarah Mayfield Farmer 56 Female TN --- $19,000 21 Daughter of Caleb Starr and Widow of Jesse Mayfield - 1/4 Cherokee

N. J. Howell

M. D. 25 Male AL $3,200 $10,000   Newton J. Howell - Husband of Elvira

Elvira Howell

  22 Female TN       Daughter of Jesse Mayfield - 1/8 Cherokee

George Wyche

M. D. 27 Male MS $3,200 $10,000   Husband of Sabina

Sabina Wyche

  20 Female AR       Daughter of Jesse Mayfield - 1/8 Cherokee
Wilson Mayfield Farmer 32 Male TN $8,200 $7,400 15 Eldest son of Jesse Mayfield - 1/8 Cherokee

Mary Mayfield

  18 Female TX       Second wife of Wilson Mayfield?

M. M. Stuall

  61 Male KY --- ---   ???

Penelope Mayfield

  11 Female AR       Daughter of Wilson Mayfield


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